Self-Driving Cars Can Be Tricked With Defaced Street Signs

Image credit – University of Washington

Carmakers have been hard at work developing technology for self-driving cars and this includes sensors and algorithms to detect obstacles around them so that cars know when to brake, how to avoid them, and so on. However it seems that tricking a self-driving car is apparently pretty easier and relatively low-tech, and that is by simply defacing a street sign.

In a report from Car and Driver (via WIRED), it seems that researchers at the University...

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